DEA Summer Camp: First Week

We had a fantastic start to our first week of camp at Dea Music & Art summer camp! Our campers spent the week creating works of art in a variety of mediums, participating in Theater/ Acting activities, building musicianship during individual piano lessons and group singing, and began brainstorming ideas for our upcoming all-camp video project!…

Our students got into Mark Twain!

This January a new generation of students has auditioned for Mark Twain Middle School for Gifted & Talented, among them young musicians that have been trained at DEA. We share a common goal with this unquestionably one of the greatest schools in NYC – to educate and encourage uniqueness. Our schools share a common goal:…

Our teacher Ali Puskulcu just won an award!

We would like to congratulate our teacher Ali Puskulcu on winning the 2016 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award. The ASCAP Foundation has been supporting musicians and encouraging their work through music education since 1975. The ASCAP Foundation Young Composer Award was founded in 1979 to annually reward the best concert music composers under…

JOIN US FOR SUMMER CAMP 2016!

We have been running summer camps with great success for over 10 years receiving amazing feedback from campers and parents alike every year. This summer we continue our annual tradition with some amazing news: DEA Camp 2016 will be happening all over Staten Island at THREE different  locations. (Beginning of February we opened our 3rd…

MID WINTER FUN AT DEA

February 15 – 19 Mid Winter Fun at DEA This February we’ll be offering Mid Winter Camp from 12pm to 3pm every day. Camp program consists of Music classes on piano, guitar, drums, voice classes, Musical Theater and Visual Art. It’s a great opportunity for kids to learn a new skill or two and at…